Best Sightseeing Places in Warangal
Before going for your Warangal vacation, be familiar with where you must visit during
This castle had been built in the era of the Kakatiya period in the 13th century. The
massive fort has four enormous gateways fashioned in Sanchi manner at the entry. The
whole design of this fort is the finest example of South Indian architecture.
Kakatiya Musical Garden:
This is amongst the most adorable Warangal attractions. This garden is nestled in
close proximity of the renowned Bhadrakali temple. It span over an area of 15 acres.
A visually pleasing melodious cascade accompanied with eye catching multihued
illumination is the main attraction of the garden.
Eturnagaram Wildlife Sanctuary (Near Warangal):
Located close to Warangal town, Eturnagaram the wildlife refuge is considered as one
of the impressive ancient sanctuaries in India. This wildlife sanctuary is opaque with
deciduous and excellent teak woods. It even conserves many wild animals like tiger,
wolf, spotted dear etc.
Built by the Kakatiya dynasty during the eighth century, this temple of Kalimata is
located on a sacred mount nearby Warangal.
Thousand Pillared Temple (Near Warangal):
This holy shrine is placed in the peak of the Hanumakonda Mountain. You would get
to visit this temple while going towards Warangal as it is located on the Hanamkonda-
Warangal highway. This amazing shrine was built by King Rudra Dev in 1163 AD. It is
shaped with intricately engraved thousand pillars.
Kakatiya Rock Garden:
It is a skillfully built garden close to the Fort temple with multiple rock structures of
various animals, such as lion, deer, giraffe, etc.
Other Tourist Places:
Padmakshi Temple, Pakhal Lake, Govindarajula Gutta and Warangal Planetarium are
some of the other tourist attractions of the city.
Best Time for Holidaying in Warangal
The best time to visit Warangal is the period between the onset of autumn and spring
time that is between 'October and March'. The weather during these months is pleasant
with the temperature ranging between 22-23o C, affording excellent weather to enjoy
sightseeing and outdoor activities. The months of January and February are also
the months, when there are celebrations in the air- the popular four-day 'Samakka
Saralamma Jataka tribal festival' that rivals the splendor of Kumbha Mela in north India
is celebrated either in January or February. So, you must plan your Warangal trip
Must Buy Things from Warangal
If you are a shopping freak and love to shop special items, then the major shopping
areas in Warangal are Lepakshi Handicrafts Emporium, DCWRA Bazaar, Subedari and
Hanumakonda. Some of the must buy items are Brassware as well as scroll paintings
here. You can shop for authentic brass ware at Lepakshi Handicrafts Emporium, which
is famous for its brass products including betel nut cases, and Ittar (perfume) pots.
There are variety of designs embossed onto brass pots, dishes and paper weights, plus
the beautiful peacock motif, that make for exclusive souvenirs to take back home. Apart
from this, you can shop for variety of products in Warangal at the DCWRA Bazaar at
Chowrasta and exclusive scroll paintings at Cherial.
Explore Options to Reach Warangal
Before booking your Warangal holiday packages, you should know about the modes
to reach this city. Read on to more:
Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad (Hyderabad Airport) is the closest major
airport to Warangal, located at a distance of 164 KM from the city. It is a three and half
hour drive to Warangal from Hyderabad.
Warangal is well-linked to all major Indian cities and towns.
Warangal is connected by well-maintained roads to Hyderabad, Rajahmundry and
Vishakhapatnam (and other cities of the state in as well as around). So, select any of
the modes for Warangal travel and enjoy your holiday.